Spring Term Activity Guide 2023


We have created a list of classes that are for babies, toddlers, and older children. We have everything from sports to art and craft, coding to dance, and everything in between! Please check the website for exact dates.

All Star Tennis

Spring into action and join All Star Tennis across Wandsworth for their popular Junior Clubs. You will learn technique and improve your coordination in a super fun environment. You can join them from January 9th, or for the second half of term from February 20th. As they encourage everyone to play all year round to help further develop your skills, use code SP-20 when booking the first half of term for 20% off. Day time toddlers, after school and Saturday Clubs available.

Age: 3 to teens

Locations: Wandsworth Common, King George’s Park, Tooting Common, Leader’s Gardens



Angel Swim London

Angel Swim run private swim lessons for babies and children with small classes of 4:1 and 2:1 in warm, private swimming pools 30 – 32 degrees with incredible, experienced instructors.


  • Chelsea – Park Walk Primary School SW10 0AY
  • Balham – Alderbrook Primary School SW12 8PP
  • Battersea – Latchmere Leisure Centre SW11 5AD



Art- K Clapham and Art-K Wandsworth

Art-K Clapham and Wandsworth provide weekly art classes for children ages 6-16 and adults, running throughout the Autumn term, which begins on the 4th of September 2022. They explore materials such as clay, water colour paints, acrylic paints, oil pastels, soft pastels and sketching pencils through a mixture of 2D and 3D projects

Locations: Clapham 40 North St, Clapham Common, SW4 0HD, Wandsworth 93 East Hill, London SW18 2QD

Age: 6-18 years



Baby Sensory –  Read Clapham Mums article

Baby sensory is a multi-award winning class specifically designed for babies from birth to 13 months. The classes assist with early learning and development through a variety of activities including: signing, massage, light shows, brain games, messy play, songs and puppet shows.

Age: For babies from birth to 13 months

Dates, Times and Locations:

  • Monday @ Balham Scout Centre: 9.45 am – 10.30 am (birth to 13 months), 11.00 am – 11.45 am (seven to 13 months), 12.15 pm – 01.00 pm (birth to six months), 01.30 pm – 02.15 pm (birth to 13 months)
  • Tuesday @ Balham Scout Centre: 9.45 am – 10.30 am (birth to 13 months), 11.00 am – 11.45 am (seven to 13 months), 12.15 pm – 01.00 pm (birth to six months), 01.30 pm – 02.15 pm (birth to 13 months)
  • Wednesday @ Effra Space, Brixton: 10.00 am – 10.35 am (birth to 13 months), 11.00 am – 11.35 am (birth to 13 months), 12.00 pm – 12.35 pm (Birth to 4 months)
  • Thursday @ Clapham Methodist Church: 9.45 am – 10.30 am (birth to 13 months), 11.00 am – 11.45 am (seven to 13 months), 12.15 pm – 01.00 pm (birth to six months), 01.30 pm – 02.15 pm (birth to 13 months)



Funky Moves

Kids Street Dance Classes Every Saturday Morning with Funky Moves! Book a trial class and join their award-winning and friendly team to learn the latest moves in their fun-packed sessions.

Age: 4 to 12 years

Location: Harris Academy, Clarence Avenue




GLUEGANG offers process art experiences and products for kids. Whether you’re signing up for an art class at one of their locations, booking a birthday party, scheduling private mobile art classes, or exploring our art kits, they can’t wait to share the magic of Process Art with you.

Age: 3 to 11 years old

Location: various locations in Clapham and Battersea




Multi award winning immersive, sensory music classes for the little folk and their grown ups! Filled with original music, sensory lighting and textures, massage, dress up and role play. Classes for Newborn-4 years old in Brixton and Clapham on Mondays, Wandsworth on Mondays and Thursdays, Battersea on Wednesdays and Thursdays and others. Hartbeeps is inspired by curiosity, backed by research and sprinkled with magic since 2003

Age: 0 to 4 years old



⭐Jigsaw Arts – Read Clapham Mums article

Jigsaw Performing Arts Schools offer drama, singing and dance classes for children aged 3-18 at Chestnut Grove Academy. Their classes are an excellent way to build confidence and social skills whilst engaging in exciting, fun and inspiring sessions.

Age: For children 3 – 18 years

Location: Chestnut Grove Academy, Balham, SW12 8JZ

Dates and Times: Classes are on Saturdays

  • 3-4 years: 9.30 am – 11.00 am, 11.30 am – 1.00 pm  (£30 two-week trial)
  • 5- 6 years: 9.30 am – 11.00 am, 11.30 am -1.00 pm  (£30 two-week trial)
  • 7-18 years: 10 am – 1.00 pm  (£60 two-week trial)


⭐ FREE welcome bag and t-shirt to all Clapham Mums.


Julian Cousins Sports – Read Clapham Mums article

Julian Cousins offers a comprehensive range of tennis coaching for all ages and abilities at his base in Clapham Common.

Age, Dates and Times:

  • Mini Tennis 4-6 years Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday at 4 pm
  • Juniors 7-12 years Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday at 5 pm
  • Teenage Tennis 12 years+  Monday 6 pm

Location: Clapham Common Tennis Courts



Lavender Leonardos Children’s Art School

Lavender Leonardos is a small independent, children’s art studio set in a unique creative space in Battersea. Our mission is to teach and inspire children and adults of all levels of experience, in a fun and friendly environment. They offer in person and online art classes with sessions aimed at 6yrs+, 9yrs+ & 13yrs+, in addition to 1:1 tuition, birthday parties and printmaking.

Age: 6 years+

Location: Lavender Hill, SW11 5QL



⭐Little Giants Volleyball – Read Clapham Mums article

The Little Giants Volleyball club has established juniors’ sessions seven days a week for two age groups: 7 to 12 years old and 12 to 18 years old.

Age: 7-18 years

Location: Clapham Leisure Centre, Caius House Youth Centre, Crystal Palace NSC, Brixton Recreation Centre


⭐ Clapham Mums partner: 20% off, email


Open Air Fit

Saturday Football for kids age 3-12

Led by popular former professional player Mel Capleton, high level football coaching expertise is used to develop the skill and technique of each child, aimed at working on mobility, fitness, technical ability, strategy and social skills.  Every week, children play small-sided games so they all have the opportunity to get plenty of touches of the ball as well as helping them to become more comfortable and improve their skills – vital to a child’s development and growing confidence. For children age 3-12 and are split into age appropriate groups.

Location: Wandsworth Common in the Dog Free Zone opposite the Skylark Cafe

Dates and Times: 07 January – 25 March – (12 weeks) from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Cost: £126 for the term (plus 10% sibling discount) or you can book individual tickets weekly @£12.00 per session


After School Football with Open Air Fit

After school football for children in Reception through to Year Four led by popular former professional player Mel Capleton. The session will involve learning new skills, practising drills and finishing with a game.

Location: Wandsworth Common in the Dog Free Zone opposite the Skylark Cafe

Dates and Times: Monday 16th January  – Monday 27th March.  10 weeks (excl half term Feb 13th 2023) from 04:00 pm

Cost:  £110 for the term


Goalkeeping Sessions for children age 8+
45 minute sessions run by former professional goalkeeper, Mel Capleton.  In these sessions the children will be working on speed, agility, quickness, ball handling, quick feet, positioning and how we put those together in a game situation.

Location: Wandsworth Common in the Dog Free Zone opposite the Skylark Cafe

Dates and Times: Thursday 12th January – Thursday 23rd March  excluding half term Feb 16th (10 Weeks) from 05:30 pm

Cost:  £120 for the term



Pointe Black

Join the local Black owned ballet school this term, and get into your ballet fun! All classes are beginners friendly.

Locations: St John Bosco College, Battersea

Date and Time: Classes run on Saturdays

  • under 3 year olds 1 pm to 1.30pm
  • 3 to 5 year olds 1.30 pm to 2pm
  • 5 to 7 year olds 2 pm to 3 pm
  • 8 to 11 year olds 3 pm to 4 pm
  • adult classes 11.30 am to 1 pm



⭐PSSA London – Read Clapham Mums article

PSSA are excited to announce their Summer 2023 production of Matilda Jr. After watching PSSA Wandsworth student Poppy in cinemas this month in the Matilda film, they can’t wait to bring this iconic musical to the stage. Weekly classes incorporate dancing, Singing, Acting and Musical Theatre led by passionate industry professionals. Matilda auditions take place in February following an exciting workshop with a West End star from Matilda, and lead to professionally staged performances at the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Theatre in June.

Age: children aged 6-16 years

Location: St Anne’s School, St Ann’s Hill, SW18 2RU

Dates and Times: Classes are on Saturdays: Little Stage Academy (4-6 yrs)  09:00 am – 10:30 am  &   10:00 am – 11:30 am, LAMDA (7-16 yrs) 9:30 am – 10:00am,   and Pop School & Stage Academy (6-16 yrs) 10:00 am – 1:00 pm


⭐free trial and uniform t-shirt upon enrolment with discount code WCD768 when booking trial


Robot Reg

Classes are fun and active with lots of music, singing and activities based on a letter sound a week with a good dose of silliness and bubbles. Minis classes are jam packed fun focusing on speech and language development and the Preschool classes are just as much fun but also have the advantage of giving your little one a boost when they start school!

Dates, Times, Age and Location: 

  • Mini Phonics with Robot Reg (for 1 and 2 year olds):
    • Wednesdays at 10,15 am in the Clapham Contact Centre (SW4 9JU)
    • Fridays at 10.30 am in All Saints’ Church Hall (SW19 1BT)
  • Preschool Phonics with Robot Reg (3 and 4 year olds):
    • Wednesdays at 11.15 am in the Clapham Contact Centre (SW4 9JU)
    • Fridays at 11.30 am in All Saints’ Church Hall (SW19 1BT)

Website: Email:- Mobile:- 07954 622 371


Sparks Arts

Sparks filmmaking classes ignite imagination, build confidence and encourage a host of new skills. Young filmmakers learn all about the different aspects of filmmaking in their fun and friendly filmmaking classes.

Location: Saint Francis Xavier Sixth Form College, 10 Malwood Rd, London, SW12 8EN

Age: 5 to 18 years



Stagecoach Putney

Stagecoach Putney- confidence building through performing arts training. Friday & Saturday classes in singing, dance and drama for 4- 18 year olds.

Age: 4- 18 year olds

Location: Brandlehow School, SW15 2ED

Website: Email: Tel: 020 80999861


⭐ The Little Gym Wandsworth and FulhamRead Clapham Mums Article

Their age-appropriate children’s activities are Serious Fun! The Little Gym use movement, music, learning and laughter to nurture ongoing skill development and boost self-esteem. Your child progresses at their own pace, having fun and building confidence as they develop new skills. Explore the range of classes they offer at The Little Gym of Wandsworth & Fulham

Location: Unit 8, Compass House, Riverside West, Smugglers Way, London SW18 1DB

Date: Term begins September 5

Age: Grouped in to age groups:

  • Parent & Child 4-36 months
  • Pre-school: 3 to 5 years
  • Primary school: 6 to 12 years


⭐The Little Gym Wandsworth and Fulham is offering £40 off to all Clapham Mums subscribers who would like to join their programme.


Try Time Kids Rugby

New Year, New Activities! 🏉 Outdoors fun every Saturday morning on Clapham Common with Try Time Kids’ Rugby.  They are passionate about getting kids outside, being active and having FUN 🤩 Try Time’s high energy sessions build confidence, develop skills and teach a love of sport for life. Give them a Try before you sign up 🏉

Location: Clubs in Clapham, and across SW London including Battersea Park, Wandsworth Common, Fulham, Brixton, Streatham, Tooting

Date: Saturday and Sunday mornings term time

Age: For children between 2 to 7 years



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